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TOXICS ACTION CENTER
Megan Stokes, Development Director
We believe everyone has the
right to drink clean water,
breathe clean air, and live in
We envision a New England that is filled with legions of
savvy activists working to make these rights a reality.
Toxics Action Center’s
mission is to work side-
by-side with communities,
providing you with the
skills and resources
needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local
Community Organizing Assistance
RESOURCES WE PROVIDETO COMMUNITIES
STAFFING STRUCTURE - LEADERSHIP
JACKS OF ALLTRADES
Three Realms of how we think about our
work. And all staff take part in all realms.
MOVING PAST DIRTY ENERGY
Retiring the last coal-fired plants
in New England: Somerset
Station, Salem Harbor, Mt.Tom,
Brayton Point, Bridgeport
Station, and Bow, Portsmouth.
Retiring nuclear energy:Vermont
Yankee and Pilgrim.
Stopping new fossil fuel plants:
Westfield oil and gas, Wiscasset
Coal, and Harpswell LNG
PREVENTING PESTICIDE SPRAYS
Stopped industry’s attempts to roll-
back the Connecticut Safe School
Passed town-land pesticide-free
policies in Camden and Scarborough,
Preventing NSTAR’s plans to spray the
Massachusetts adopts zero waste
principles in it’s new solid waste master
Closure of habitually polluting landfills
in Moretown,VT and South Hadley,
Preventing new incinerators across the
Retiring the Biddeford and Claremont
Oil and gas pipelines
Recycling v. Incinerators
Maine State Director
Safe School Grounds
WHATWE LOOK FOR
Right combo of poise and grit
WHY DO NON-PROFIT WORK?
Work with passionate, amazing people
Learning and being challenged
Making a tangible impact on the world
Megan Stokes Toxics Action Center Development Director